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World This Week: 17 April-23 April 2017

Apr 24, 2017 11:25 IST

World this week 17 April to 23 April 2017 provided by Jagranjosh.com is prepared with an intention help the aspirants and students of various competitive exams. The segment provides most important events that happened in the week. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

17 April 2017
• The World Hemophilia Day observed across the world on 17 April
• ICC names Ganguly and Ponting as commentators for upcoming Champions Trophy

18 April 2017
• Indo-Mongolia Joint Military Exercise Nomadic Elephant 2017
• Scotland Yard arrested Vijay Mallya in London
• World Heritage Day observed with theme Cultural Heritage & Sustainable Tourism
• US President Donald Trump signs executive order to tighten H-1B visa programme
• NASA orbiter spots strange secondary craters on Mars
• New version of Google Earth launched
• Wildlife trafficking threatens 30% world natural Heritage Sites: WWF

19 April 2017
• Italian mayor Giuseppina Nicolini wins UNESCO Peace Prize
• 1948 Mahatma Gandhi stamps sold for record 500000 pounds
• Prime Minister Narendra Modi to inaugurate UN Vesak Day in Sri Lanka

20 April 2017
• United Nations Chinese Day 2017 observed
• TripAdvisor presents Bali with 2017 Travelers' Choice Awards
• INS Darshak conducting joint hydrographic survey of Sri Lankan bay
• Australia unveils major changes to citizenship process
• Former Iranian President Ahmadinejad disqualified from running for president
• TIME releases list of 100 Most Influential People of 2017
• Royal agencies of Thailand brought under control of King Vajiralongkorn
• 1st India-Indonesia Energy Forum held in Jakarta

21 April 2017
• Esports to be a medal event at 2022 Asian Games
• India, South Korea signed MoU for Defence Industry Co-Operation in Shipbuilding

22 April 2017
• International Mother Earth Day 2017 observed across the world
• Wikipedia founder to launch new site to tackle fake news

23 April 2017
• World Book and Copyright Day 2017 observed
• Google to introduce 'Copyless Paste' feature
• Nita Ambani made Member of IOC's Olympic Channel Commission

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